Department ofReligious Studies


Spider in a Tree

The American Studies Pathway, in conjunction with the
Department of English and the Department of Religious Studies,

Spider in a Tree

A discussion with author
Susan Stinson

When: October 23, 12-1pm

Where: Benson Parlor C, light lunch provided


Exploring the First Great Awakening and its greatest apologist and theologian, Jonathan Edwards, Spider in a Tree touches on religion and slavery and the friction between the roughness of everyday 18th-century life and the life of the spirit.

Susan Stinson is the author of three novels and a collection of poetry. She is also Writer in Residence at Forbes Library in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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